Not sure if I need a ignition coil replaced.

Tiny
TSMOOVE28
  • 2001 CHRYSLER 300
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC

I have a 2001 Chrysler 300M and I would like to know what are some of the tell-tell signs of having to replace a cop ignition coil on that car? Also would it give me a short circuit on some power options on the driver's side? Like the heated seat, the digital mileage read out under the speedometer & the park lights from coming on?

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Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 AT 5:50 PM

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Tiny
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The coil will not affect any of the items you mentioned. Usually, a coil will just short and stop working (No spark to plugs). However, they can get weak and provide a weak spark to the plugs that will usually be orange or white in color. You want the spark to be a good hot blue spark.

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 AT 6:46 PM

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